“[Starbucks’] international outreach is where we can have the most effect…. In Qatar, in the Middle East, we’ve begun working to make sure that there’s some price to be paid for this. These are not countries that look kindly on same-sex marriage."
—National Organization for Marriage president Brian Brown, during a conference call with reporters in November 2012, on what his group plans to do to make Starbucks accountable for its support of same-sex marriage legislation in Washington state and elsewhere
Published: January 2013